A People’s World

Alternatives to Economic Globalization

John Madeley

A People’s World

John Madeley

Distributed for Zed Books

256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Cloth $60.95 ISBN: 9781842772225 Published September 2003 For sale in North and South America only
Contributors - Who contributed

Part 1: Globalization Understood - and the Alternatives

1. What Is There to Worry About?
The globalizers
The globalized
The alternatives
The approaches

2. Globalization - What Does It Really Mean?
The new colonialism
Undemocratic nature

3. Globalization: What's Wrong With It?
Diversity disappears
It has not worked
Corporate domination
The vulnerable suffer
Not a level playing field
Destructive competition
Susie Emmett on Poland
Peter Custers on disparate exchange

4. Alternatives to Globalization - Viewpoints from the South
Peggy Antrobus, Walden Bello, Manabe Bose, Kathy-Ann Brown, Jayanti Durai, Pedro Equina, Gustavo Esteva, Ha-Joon Chang, Martin Khor, Jane Ocaya-Irama, Bir Singh Mahato, Nelcia Marshall-Robinson, Jennifer Mourin, Mohau Pheko, Danilo Ramos, Devinder Sharma, Vandana Shiva, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Ruchi Tripathi, Nico Verhagen, Simeon Waithima, Nugroho Wienarto, Mariama Williams

5. Alternatives to Globalization - Viewpoints from the North
John Bunzl, Barry Coates, Fiona Dove, Susie Emmett, Peter Fleming, Pippa Gallop, George Gelber, Ronnie Hall, Ted van Hees, Hazel Henderson, John Hilary, Francois Houtart, Chris Keene, David Korten, Maura Leen, Caroline Lucas, Aksel Naerstad, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Ann Pettifor, Andrew Simms, Carol Wills, Peter With

Part 2: Axis of Change - What We Must Do

6. Values on the Move

7. Tackling Corporate Domination
Corporate colonization of the United Nations
Strategic options
Codes of conduct
What's standing in the way?
Customer revolt is working
Changing behaviour
Shareholder pressure
Cargill: the power of size

8. Tackling Trade Domination
World Trade Organization
Corporate influence on the WTO
The human rights challenge
Doha 2001
What needs to change?
Reform - or replace?
Bad master
Cancun 2003
How subsidies distort

9. Tackling Debt
The origins
The shackle keepers
HPIC's failure
The human cost
A short-lived flurry
The case of Malawi
Debt takes more
Debt relief works
Total cancellation
The World Bank's sister

10. Alternative strategies
Strategies for greater self-reliance
Food sovereignty
Agrarian reform
Local money
Raising money globally: Tobin tax
The Tabu currency in Papua New Guinea
Alternative trade: the future lies with the infant
Fairtrade mark
Fairtrade standards
Other products
The alternative to the flying food scandal
Local fight back in Bolivia

11. Conclusion: The Urgency of Alternatives
Sustainable development

Annex: Sources on Alternative Ideas and Campaigning Social Movements
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